History Seminar Series – Semester 1, 2008

School of Humanities and Social Science

History Seminar Series, 2008

Seminar Series for Staff and Postgraduates and Friends of History
Held in the Cultural Collections Reading Room (near the Information Common),
Level 2, Auchmuty Library, Callaghan Campus
10-11 am (followed by morning tea)
Coordinators: Dr Philip Dwyer and Dr Victoria Haskins

Semester 1

7 March, Lisa Featherstone, Department of Modern History, Macquarie University

Pleasure and Control: White Men’s Sexuality in late Colonial Australia

28 March, Saliha Belmessous, Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow

Native Dispossessions in North America, 16th-18th century (the French case)

11 April, Edward James, School of History & Archives, University College, Dublin

How to Recognise a Barbarian?

POSTPONED, Andrew Fitzmaurice, History Department, University of Sydney

A History of Terra Nullius

16 May, Nadine Kavanagh, Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study for Humanity, Newcastle

Encyclopaedias and Politics: Whitewashing Australia’s Convict Past

POSTPONED, Michael Ondaatje, School of Humanities and Social Science, Newcastle

James Farmer: Forgotten Civil Rights Visionary

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